Telemachus and Mentor Discovered by Calypso
- Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 22 × 28 7/8 inches (55.9 × 73.3 cm) and Image: 20 7/8 × 28 3/8 inches (53 × 72.1 cm)
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by R. Westall R.A. | TELEMACHUS & MENTOR discovered by CALYPSO on the Shores of her Island"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by E. Scriven Historical Engraver to their Royal Highnesses the Prince & Princess of Wales. | CALYPSO decouvrant TELEMAQUE & MENTOR sur les cotes de son ile"; lettered, lower center: "Published Jany.1 1810, by Clay & Scriven No.18, Ludgate Hill, London. | To HIs Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, this Plate is with His gracious permission humbly Dedicated by His Highnesses most obliged and devoted Servant, EDWD. SCRIVEN."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- Greek mythology | religious and mythological subject | Telemachus and Calypso | Telemachus starts out with Mentor, in search of his father
- Associated People:
Calypso, Nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia
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Edward Scriven, 1775–1841, British, Telemachus and Mentor Discovered by Calypso, 1810
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